"I recreate the shapes of objects and physical forms that surround me and I represent them in new, unique forms. My work is not built on the idea of beauty, but rather on the way and process which I undertake to finalize and create them. The two things that drive me are: imagination and memory.
Ibrahim Al-Hassoun was born in Aleppo, Syria in 1972 and currently lives in Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Oil Painting Department, Damascus University (1995) and holds a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts (1996).
Ibrahim has held several solo and group exhibitions locally and internationally. He also exhibited some of his artwork at Marmara Museum with Dar Al-Kalemat in Istanbul (2014). Three of his works works can be found in as part of the collection of Museum of Modern Art in Damascus.
In 2003, Ibrahim was given an appreciation award for his art in Damascus (2003) followed by the First Prize Award from Teachers Syndicate in Syria (2006) and two Global Burda Awards in Abu Dhabi (2016-2017).
Gallery Bagimsiz Sanat - Istanbul - 2018
Gallery Kelimat Sanat - Istanbul - 2017
Gallery Jan Sanat (Faces dreaming of a homeland) - Ankara - 2016
Gallery Jan Sanat - Ankara - 2015
Ashtar Gallery - Damascus - 2011
Villa Antonina in Alikanti - Spain - 2010
Gallery Kalimat - Aleppo - 2008
Gallery of the Syndicate of Fine Arts - Aleppo - 2007
Gallery Kalimat - Aleppo - 2006
Ashtar Gallery - Damascus - 2004
Gallery of the Syndicate of Fine Arts - Aleppo - 1997
Artshow - Granada,Spain - 2022
Syart Group - Lillestrom City, Norway - 2022
Art Fair Egypt - Cairo, Egypt - 2022
Syart Group - Norway - 2021
Syart Group - Norway - 2020
Syrian Art Exhibition - Geneva, Switzerland - 2019
Kultur Werk Gallery - Germany - 2017
Istanbul Triennale - Istanbul - 2016
Buyuk Efes Sanat Gunleri - Izmir, Turkey - 2016
Buyuk Efes Sanat Gunleri - Izmir, Turkey - 2015
Gallery No 2 - Izmir, Turkey - 2014